Hundreds of paddlers from all over Mindanao are expected to converge here for the first Motor Ace Kagay-an Dragon Boat Fiesta Race to be held at the Cagayan de Oro River on August 26.
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A herdsman tries to hold on to a cattle during the rodeo and horse show held at Upper Carmen, Cagayan de Oro City recently. The rodeo is one of the core events of the city’s annual feast in honor of St. Augustine every Aug. 27-28. (Jigger J. Jerusalem/davaotoday.com)
Police offices nationwide are not demanded to fulfil quotas, but they are pressured to make accomplishments in the Duterte government’s anti-drug campaign more than two years on, the country’s Phil. National Police (PNP) chief said Friday.
For Mindanao to progress, the chief of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) has enjoined all the concerned stakeholders to resolve the armed conflict that has been plaguing the island for decades.
Fueled by the rising cost of commodities and their shrinking take-home pay, drivers and operators in the region have asked the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) for an increase in fare of public utility jeepney (PUJ) by as much as P5.
A Maranao leader cried foul over the proposal of the government to sell retail treasury bonds (RTBs) to the public as strategy to raise funds for the rehabilitation of the war-torn Marawi City.
Dozens of fighting cocks worth hundreds of thousands of pesos were mysteriously killed in Barangay Kauswagan recently but the city veterinarian suspects a huge rodent could be responsible for the deaths of these gamefowls.
An official of a government-owned economic zone in Misamis Oriental has clarified that the thousands of tons of discarded plastic materials that come from South Korea do not pose any environmental threat and that these entered the local port legally.
Reports of continued repression against the tribal peoples in Mindanao has alarmed the Union of Peoples’ Lawyers in Mindanao (UPLM) as they slammed the Duterte administration “for allowing the perpetuation of these reprehensible acts”.
Responding to reports that a handful of Maranao women were allegedly abducted Cagayan de Oro and Iligan recently, a group of young Muslim men have taken the initiative to ensure that no Maranao woman life will be put in danger.